With Richie McCaw mulling over his international future, we thought it timely to share with you five not so well know facts about the legendary All Blacks Captain.
1) The two-time world champions other sporting passion is flying, and he has been made an honorary Squadron Leader in the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
2) In April 2011, McCaw received an invitation to the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. However, as McCaw had only recently returned from injury, he decided to decline the offer, preferring to focus on Super Rugby and the Rugby World Cup.
3) McCaw first captained his country against Wales in 2004 when he was only 23 before he was given the honour full-time two years later in 2006.
4) In the 2012 Mega Kiwi Sex Survey, McCaw was voted as the most desirable man by New Zealand women- ahead of fellow All Blacks Sonny Bill Williams and Dan Carter.
5) He has 22 winners medals in his collection spread across NPC, Super Rugby and international rugby
Feel free to take this new knowledge forth and tell everyone you know, even if they aren’t interested!